Post Tagged with: "Amdo"

Guest Post by Lowell Cook: Poetry by Sangdor and Kyabchen Dedrol

Guest Post by Lowell Cook: Poetry by Sangdor and Kyabchen Dedrol

0 by / on 16/07/2017, 22:50 / in Guest Post, Latest, Poetry

  High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Lowell Cook* who has translated two poems by contemporary Amdo poets Sangdor and Kyabchen Dedrol and written a comprehensive introduction to their work. Thank you to Lowell Cook for this submission!

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“Contesting the Yellow Dragon: Ethnicity, Religion, and the State in the Sino-Tibetan Borderland” By Xiaofei Kang and Donald S. Sutton

“Contesting the Yellow Dragon: Ethnicity, Religion, and the State in the Sino-Tibetan Borderland” By Xiaofei Kang and Donald S. Sutton

0 by / on 21/12/2016, 16:12 / in Reading List

Published in June 2016 by Brill, “Contesting the Yellow Dragon: Ethnicity, Religion, and the State in the Sino-Tibetan Borderland” by Xiaofei Kang and Donald S. Sutton is the first long-term study of the Sino-Tibetan borderland.

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“Love Letters from Golok: A Tantric Couple in Modern Tibet” By Holly Gayley

“Love Letters from Golok: A Tantric Couple in Modern Tibet” By Holly Gayley

0 by / on 21/12/2016, 14:58 / in Reading List

Published in December 2016 by Columbia University Press, “Love Letters from Golok: A Tantric Couple in Modern Tibet” by Holly Gayley chronicles the courtship between two Buddhist tantric masters, Tare Lhamo (1938–2002) and Namtrul Rinpoche (1944–2011), and their passion for reinvigorating Buddhism in eastern Tibet during the post-Mao era.

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Pema Tseden Interviews Takbum Gyal: “In my Previous Life I May Have Been a Dog”

Pema Tseden Interviews Takbum Gyal: “In my Previous Life I May Have Been a Dog”

0 by / on 12/12/2016, 21:20 / in Interview

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an interview with Tibetan writer and teacher Takbum Gyal carried out by well-known filmmaker, translator and writer Pema Tseden. The interview was conducted in January 2016, published in literary journal “Qinghai Lake” in March 2016 and subsequently circulated on WeChat on June 10, 2016.

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“Fire” and “The Lies of Qinghai Television Tibetan Service” By Shokjang

“Fire” and “The Lies of Qinghai Television Tibetan Service” By Shokjang

0 by / on 03/05/2016, 07:30 / in Comment, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a poem and prose piece by Tibetan intellectual and writer Shokjang (aka Druklo) who is currently imprisoned.

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“Muslims in Amdo Tibetan Society: Multidisciplinary Approaches” By Marie-Paule Hille (Ed), Bianca Horlemann (Ed), Paul K. Nietupski (Ed)

“Muslims in Amdo Tibetan Society: Multidisciplinary Approaches” By Marie-Paule Hille (Ed), Bianca Horlemann (Ed), Paul K. Nietupski (Ed)

0 by / on 10/01/2016, 23:13 / in Reading List

Published by Lexington Books in November 2015, “Muslims in Amdo Tibetan Society: Multidisciplinary Approaches” By Marie-Paule Hille (Ed), Bianca Horlemann (Ed), Paul K. Nietupski (Ed) examines the role of Muslims in Amdo society and explores historical, socio-economic, political, religious, and linguistic aspects of Tibetan, Muslim, and Chinese interactions in this borderland region.

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“Labrang Monastery: A Tibetan Buddhist Community on the Inner Asian Borderlands, 1709-1958” By Paul Kocot Nietupsk

“Labrang Monastery: A Tibetan Buddhist Community on the Inner Asian Borderlands, 1709-1958” By Paul Kocot Nietupsk

0 by / on 10/01/2016, 22:03 / in Reading List

Although published in December 2010 by Lexington Books, “Labrang Monastery: A Tibetan Buddhist Community on the Inner Asian Borderlands, 1709-1958” by Paul Kocot Nietupsk only recently came to the attention of High Peaks Pure Earth via a Twitter recommendation.

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A Notice Issued By Darlag County Police

A Notice Issued By Darlag County Police

2 by / on 23/03/2015, 08:34 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an official notice issued by the police in Gyurme Township (Ch: Jimai) in Darlag (Ch: Dari) County, Golog Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in eastern Tibet (Amdo). The notice was issued on December 24, 2014.

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Tibetan Language Discussed: “Respected Director, Open Our Path”

Tibetan Language Discussed: “Respected Director, Open Our Path”

0 by / on 05/01/2015, 17:31 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a response from students in Ngaba, Amdo, to a speech that was given by the Director of Ngaba’s Education Department at the end of October 2014. The response was written on November 5, 2014 and subsequently widely circulated on social media.

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A Public Notice From Amdo Banning Photos of the Dalai Lama

A Public Notice From Amdo Banning Photos of the Dalai Lama

2 by / on 16/10/2012, 00:47 / in Comment, News

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a public notice of September 17, 2012, as seen in Rongwo Township, in Rebkong County, Amdo, that has been circulating widely among Tibetan netizens over the last few days. With the combination of ongoing self-immolations in Tibet and the forthcoming 18th Party Congress next month, security in Tibet is high. What’s interesting to note is […]

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